Caramel/Crystal Malt – 80L

Also known as: Crystal Malt 80L, Caramel Malt 80L

Type:
Caramel/Crystal Malt
Recipes:
29,667

Profile

Caramel/Crystal Malt – 80L is a grain used in beer brewing that adds distinct flavors and characteristics to the final product. It has a rich, sweet caramel flavor profile with hints of toffee and dark fruits. This malt greatly influences the taste of beer by adding depth, complexity, and sweetness.

Caramel/Crystal Malt – 80L is primarily used for enhancing color and improving body and mouthfeel in beers. Its properties include contributing a deep black color to the brew while also providing residual sugars that increase alcohol content. Additionally, this malt imparts a smooth texture to the finished beer.

Typical beer styles brewed with Caramel/Crystal Malt – 80L include stouts, porters, red ales, and brown ales. These styles benefit from the added richness and sweetness brought by this malt variety, resulting in well-rounded and flavorful beers that are enjoyed by many craft beer enthusiasts.

Characteristics

Color

158 < 212 < 212 EBC
60 < 80 < 80 °L

Amount

1.4 < 5.3 < 16.7 %

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